15/1089-90, VASUNDHARA, VASUNDHARA (P.O.), Dt. GHAZIABAD (U.P), PIN-201012
Reference: AIA/Circular-13/2013 Dated: 8th June 2013
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CONFEDERATION CALLS FOR MASSIVE DHARNA ON 20TH JUNE 2013
The 24th Conference of Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers had decided to hold parleys with AIRF and AIDEF so as to persuade them to join the struggle on common demands such as wage revision on every 5 years, merger of DA up 50% etc. There had been some informal confabulations on this line and it has been agreed that the representatives of these organisations would meet on 15th June 2013 to chalk out a common strategy and finalising a common charter of demands. But it may so happen that the meeting may be delayed.
The 24th Conference also decided to continue the struggle on the 15 Point Charter of Demands on which the Central Government employees had gone on a day's strike on 12th December 2012. The Conference called upon every affiliate and State Committees of Confederation to organise one day massive dharna on 20th June 2013 in every state capital and in every city.
CHQ of All India Audit & Accounts Association endorses the call of the Conference of Confederation and call upon on every unit to take leading part in participation as well as in mobilisation for the day long Dharna on 20th June 2013.
Confederation Circular is reproduced elsewhere.
ON RAISING OF RETIREMENT AGE TO 62
Reports say that the government of the day is serious about the raising of the retirement age. Formally, the official side is denying it. There was a move for the same in 2008 itself, but immediate change of incumbency in Finance Ministry had put a full stop to it then. The government may be feeling that the government employees could be won over with the lolli-pop of raising of retirement age without addressing any of the issues that confront the employees like wage revision, DA merger, price rise, PFRDA bill etc.
All India Audit & Accounts Association is of the firm view that any move to raise the retirement age is an affront to the unemployed of the country and it should not be done. The government may be planning to imitate the OECD countries many of which have raised the retirement age to 65 and above. Govt may be expecting to tide over the current financial crisis by delaying the payments by two years.
The move to raise the retirement age, if correct, is not only a blow to the educated unemployed but it would adversely affect the efficiency in Government offices.
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Conf/ 2 /2013 Dated: 22nd May, 2013
The National Conference of Confederation held at Kolkata from 4th to 6th May, 2013 had directed the Secretariat to pursue the efforts to have a joint platform for struggles along with the Railways and Defence Federations. As a step towards that end, a meeting with the General Secretary of the All India Railway- men Federation has been arranged to take place on 28th inst. We shall convey to you the outcome of the discussions on 28th.
The next meeting to discuss the pension related issues with the Secretary (Pension) will be held on 28th May, 2013. Com. S.K. Vyas, Advisor and Com. K.K.N. Kutty, President will attend the meeting. A brief note on the outcome of the discussions will be placed on the website after 28th inst.
The Conference had also decided that the Confederation must pursue the 15 point charter of demands through independent endeavours. Accordingly the Conference had called upon all affiliates and the State Committees to organise a massive dharna programme on 20th June, 2013. The State Committees are requested to organise the programme in consultation with the respective units of the affiliates at all State Capitals as also other important towns and centres. A report on the implementation of the programme may please be sent to the CHQ by 10TH July, 2013.